GGI Tea Breaks' - "Steven Weinberg and his legacy"

GGI Tea Breaks' (online seminar series)

GGI Tea Breaks'

online seminar series

GGI online seminar series

The Galileo Galilei Institute celebrates Steven Weinberg, a founding father of the theory of fundamental interactions and one of the greatest theoretical physicists of the last century. His work has been a source of inspiration and guidance for generations of physicists and is at the heart of current front-line research. This special GGI Tea Breaks' event is dedicated to the research of Steven Weinberg, its impact and legacy in theoretical physics. The programme includes four talks, each focused on a particular broad area of research where the work of Weinberg led to breakthrough progress. His contribution will be put into historical context and its relevance for present-day research will be discussed.

Meeting will be on Zoom.

The event is part of the online seminar series GGI Tea Breaks'.

For details:


    • 3:00 PM 3:10 PM
      Introduction 10m
    • 3:10 PM 3:50 PM
      The Standard Model of particle physics 40m
      Speaker: Riccardo Barbieri
    • 3:50 PM 4:00 PM
      Q&A 10m
    • 4:00 PM 4:40 PM
      Effective field theories and the low-energy limit of strong interactions 40m
      Speaker: Howard M. Georgi (Harvard U.)
    • 4:40 PM 4:50 PM
      Q&A 10m
    • 4:50 PM 5:10 PM
      Coffee break (online) 20m
    • 5:10 PM 5:50 PM
      On the role and meaning of symmetries in field theory 40m
      Speaker: Edward Witten (IAS Princeton)
    • 5:50 PM 6:00 PM
      Q&A 10m
    • 6:00 PM 6:40 PM
      Gravity as an effective field theory and the cosmological constant 40m
      Speaker: Nima Arkani-Hamed (IAS Princeton)
    • 6:40 PM 7:00 PM
      Q&A 20m